ArtFine Arts - Grade 11

ADA3M1 - Dramatic Arts - This course requires students to create and to perform dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform works of drama from various cultures, including Western plays from around 1900. Students will do research on different acting styles and conventions for their presentations, create original works and analyse the functions of playwright, director, actor, producer, designer, technician and audience. Some of the special areas we will look at are Melodrama and the Theatre of the Absurd, with a focus on character development. Prerequisite: ADA2O1

 

 

AMG3O1 - Instrumental Music - Guitar - This course develops students’ artistic knowledge and skills through the performance of music and the preparation of music productions. Students will perform appropriate works, particularly works in contemporary popular styles. Independently and in groups, they will also plan, market, and produce music productions, making use of appropriate technology, and will evaluate the results. Students in this course can expect to form groups which incorporate guitar and/or vocal performance, as well as other creative and musical enhancements. Prerequisite: AMG201 is highly recommended.

 

AMU3M1 - Instrumental Music - This course emphasizes the appreciation, analysis, and performance of various kinds of music, including baroque and classical music, popular music, and Canadian and non-Western music. Students will perform technical exercises and appropriate repertoire, complete detailed creative activities, and analyse and evaluate live and recorded performances. They will continue to increase their understanding of the elements of music while developing their technical and imaginative abilities. This instrumental music course will advance their musicianship in preparation for AMI4M1. Prerequisite: AMU2O1

 

 

AMV3M1 - Vocal Music - This course emphasizes the appreciation, analysis, and performance of various kinds of music, including baroque and classical music, popular music, and Canadian and non-Western music. Students will perform technical exercises and appropriate repertoire, complete detailed creative activities, and analyse and evaluate live and recorded performances. They will continue to increase their understanding of the elements of music while developing their technical and imaginative abilities. This vocal music course students will use their skills to perform small and large ensemble works as well as solo pieces at a more advanced level. A $20 music folder fee applies to this course. It will be refunded upon return of the music folder at the end of the course. Prerequisite: AMV2O1

 

 

AVI3M1 - Visual Arts -This course provides students with opportunities to further develop their skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will explore a range of subject matter through studio activities in the areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. These activities will consolidate practical skills and provide a basis for a portfolio. Students will also analyze art works and study aspects of Western art history including an in-depth look at the Italian Renaissance. Other art forms from Canada and the rest of the world will be introduced as they apply to the practical media studied.  Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open.

 

 

ATC3M1 - Dance - This course emphasizes the development of technical, composition and presentation skills in one or more world dance forms. Students will acquire and refine dance skills; compose and present increasingly complex dance works; interpret and evaluate a variety of dance presentations; and study the historical development of various dance forms and the function of dance in specific cultures. Forms to be covered may include jazz/hip-hop, ballet, modern and creative movement. Special emphasis on eating disorders and body image may also be considered.

 

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